JBL OnBeat Micro Portable Speaker Dock with Lightning Connector

JBL OnBeat Micro Portable Speaker Dock with Lightning Connector

Product Information

  • Overview

    Built-in Lightning docking connector

    Thanks to its integral Lightning docking connector, the JBL OnBeat Micro speaker dock lets you easily share the music on your Lightning enabled iPhone, iPod touch or iPod nano – without the need for additional cables or adapters.

    JBL full-range transducers

    Two JBL full-range transducers project incredibly dynamic, room-filling sound.

    Digital signal processing

    The JBL OnBeat Micro employs digital signal processing to generate big audio with great bass from a compact speaker.

    Battery and AC power

    You can power your own personal concert for up to five hours using four AAA batteries or bounce to the beats non-stop using the JBL OnBeat Micro's included AC adapter. It also has a battery-saving mode that automatically engages after 10 minutes of non-use as well as an LED status indicator that lets you know when it’s time for new batteries.

    USB port

    Take advantage of easy access to great music with the built-in USB port, which provides audio playback from other devices and also charges a connected iPod or iPhone when you're using AC power.

    1/8 inch (3.5mm) stereo input

    Conveniently lets you connect to virtually any portable audio device and make it the centerpiece of the party using the 1/8 inch (3.5mm) stereo input.

  • Highlights

    • Access your music and dock and charge your Lightning enabled iPhone with a built-in Lightning connector
    • Two JBL full-range transducers fill the room with sound
    • Digital Signal Processing generates impressive audio and bass
    • Take your music anywhere with AAA batteries or go non-stop at home with AC power
    • USB port and 3.5 mm stereo input let you connect virtually any portable audio device
    • Auto standby mode
    • Touch-button volume controls
  • Did you notice?

    Built-in Lightning connector eliminates the need for any extra cables or adapters.
  • Apple Recommends For

    Rock the music on your Lightning enabled iPhone, iPod touch or iPod nano anywhere you want.
  • What's in the Box?

    • JBL OnBeat Micro Portable Speaker Dock
    • AC adapter
    • Quick-start guide
    • Warranty card
  • Tech Specs

    • Frequency Response: 110 Hz - 20,000 Hz
    • Input Type: 3.5mm Stereo Jack, Lightning Connector, USB
    • Other Features: Lightning Connector
    • Connections: Lightning
    • Power Source: AC, Battery Power
    • Batteries: AAA, Disposable Battery
    • Height: 54 mm/2.25 in.
    • Width: 168 mm/6.625 in.
    • Weight: 362.87 g
    • Length: 168 mm/6.625 in.
  • Manufacturer Information

    Part Number

    • Mfr. Part Number: JBLONBEATMICBLKAM
    • UPC or EAN No.: 500363169340

    Non-Apple Branded products / Third Party Products

    • Note: Apple's One Year Limited Warranty does not apply to products that are not Apple-branded, even if packaged or sold with Apple products. Non-Apple branded products may have the benefit of a manufacturer's warranty provided by the product manufacturer - Please see your product box and literature for details. Rights under the product manufacturer's warranty are in addition, and not instead of, any rights that you have under consumer protection laws.

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Ratings & Reviews

Rating Breakdown (3.5 average)
Number of stars Percentage Number of reviews
  • Can't use with a case!

    3.0 out of 5 stars

    I purchased the JBL Onbeat Micro & returned it. I used it briefly to listen to my audiobook on my iPhone 5 & enjoyed the sound q I purchased the JBL Onbeat Micro & returned it. I used it briefly to listen to my audiobook on my iPhone 5 & enjoyed the sound quality. However, it’s not designed to be used with a case. I have a Noreve flip case (rail system) where the cover flips back behind the phone that allows full access to the phone’s speakers & lighting port. The phone within the case fits on the base, but leans far forward at an angle making it difficult to see & operate the phone. The mechanism that the lighting pin is connected to does move forward & backwards, which is why the phone & case leans forward. However, there isn’t enough space behind the lightening connector to allow a backward lean. (Look at the detailed picture on Apple’s site).

    My husband’s iPhone 5 is in a “bumper” type case. This set up didn’t work at all. The JBL’s lighting connector it too short & didn't connect to the JBL's lighting pin.

    JBL OnBeat Micro Speaker has a nice compact footprint, appears sturdy & well built. And from the brief time “listening” to my audiobook, the sound quality was great. I’m just not willing to remove my phone from its case each time to use it.

    • Written by from Detroit

    78 of 98 people found this useful

    Was this useful? Can't use with a case!
  • Very nice

    5.0 out of 5 stars

    A nicely made dock/speaker/charger for lightning connecting iPhone/iPod. Great on bedside cabinet with the 'big clock hd' app set A nicely made dock/speaker/charger for lightning connecting iPhone/iPod. Great on bedside cabinet with the 'big clock hd' app set on minimum brightness. (Stroke screen downwards). Can work on batteries but obviously won't charge the docked item. You won't buy this if you want a lot of bass, you will need something like the new Bose, but for what it is, really nice sound and nicely made.

    • Written by from SPALDING

    62 of 69 people found this useful

    Was this useful? Very nice
  • Superb

    5.0 out of 5 stars

    Bought it 2 days ago. Sound is great. Portability is also amazing. If you pair it with some of JBL's apps it makes and incredible Bought it 2 days ago. Sound is great. Portability is also amazing. If you pair it with some of JBL's apps it makes and incredible combo. Really worth it.

    • Written by from Poznan

    49 of 54 people found this useful

    Was this useful? Superb
  • DO NOT buy this as a bedside alarm dock

    1.0 out of 5 stars

    As others have pointed out, this unit turns off after 10 minutes of no use. This means that if you use your iPhone as an alarm whi As others have pointed out, this unit turns off after 10 minutes of no use. This means that if you use your iPhone as an alarm while docked, the iPhone feeds the alarm/music in to the JBL speaker, but the unit doesn't turn on to power the speaker. So you end up with no sound.

    I'm very irritated that Apple sells a product that doesn't provide obvious and basic functionality. Apple needs to add a warning message to its store web page for this unit.

    • Written by from Hobart
    Was this useful? DO NOT buy this as a bedside alarm dock
  • Disappointed that it shuts off...useless for alarm

    1.0 out of 5 stars

    I purchased this unit in hopes that it would charge my phone and I could use it to wake up to music using the iHome app that fades I purchased this unit in hopes that it would charge my phone and I could use it to wake up to music using the iHome app that fades in the music gradually as an alarm. Well, come to find out that if it doesn't have any sound coming into it, it shuts off after a short while. First it goes into "standby" mode, and then it totally shuts off. So of course I didn't hear my alarm. Looked on the JBL website, and it says "Please note that after 10 minutes of no audio, OnBeat Micro goes into Standby (5 minutes on batteries). After 30 minutes, it goes into full OFF. While it is in Standby, it will revert to ON status when it receives an audio signal, either from a docked component, from the analog AUX input or the USB input. From full OFF, it no longer wakes up automatically, but can only be turned ON again with the round Power Button. The reason for this is EuP regulations, which require products to go into automatic standby to save energy. We are sorry about any inconvenience caused by this." Darn. I was really hoping it would work as an alarm to wake up to.

    • Written by from Canyon Country

    1 of 2 people found this useful

    Was this useful? Disappointed that it shuts off...useless for alarm
  • Sounds Great bar One Minor Irritation!

    4.0 out of 5 stars

    I was lucky enough to receive one of these for Christmas 2013. It's a convenient way to charge my iPhone whilst listening to my mu I was lucky enough to receive one of these for Christmas 2013. It's a convenient way to charge my iPhone whilst listening to my music. Playback is crisp and clear; I often find myself having to turn the volume down such is the impressive power of this portable unit!

    My only bugbear is that sometimes it'll go into standby mode randomly meaning I have to turn the speaker unit back on to continue where my playlist left off.

    However, this is only a minor irritation. If you are looking for a portable speaker dock for your iPhone 5 then I can thoroughly recommend this product.

    • Written by from DERBY

    4 of 4 people found this useful

    Was this useful? Sounds Great bar One Minor Irritation!